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Wild Kings win Rainforest Classic championship


Chris Myrtl / Submitted Photo

The Petersburg Wild Kings take a team photo with their championship trophy after defeating the Whitehorse Knights on Feb. 28. Back: (left to right) Stan Savelund, Kalin Rosse (Psg), Kurt Wohlhueter (Psg), Ian Leary, Charles Bouvier, Pete Baekkelund (Psg), Derrick O'Soup (Psg) and Gregg Kowalski (Psg). Front: Wayne Zigarlick, Kyle Hebert, Gernot Buchelli, Bob Bartholemew, Erik Larson (Psg) and Sig Burrell (Psg).

The Petersburg Wild Kings hockey team traveled to Juneau for the Rainforest Classic Old Timers Tournament held Feb. 26-28. Petersburg hit the ice four times, winning all but one game, and brought home the B bracket championship.

On Friday, the Wild Kings started the tournament against Juneau Trout Unlimited. The game went back and forth, but Petersburg took the victory, 2-1. Later that night, the Wild Kings went up against the Juneau Humpies from Hell. The Petersburg squad stormed the ice and ran away with the game earning a 6-1 victory.

On Saturday, the Wild Kings ran into a very exper...

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